Murray Phillips

Murray’s background mixes transport experience, project and contract management. Having overseen the growth of TransVirtual from its beginnings, Murray understands the importance of helping TransVirtual customers succeed during onboarding and their growth, Effectively managing change is central to his role and he’s passionate about seeing people and businesses connected with TransVirtual realising their potential.

Articles by this author

How to start a courier business in 4 clear steps

by Murray Phillips, 12 August 2021

A definitive guide to starting a courier business in Australia. Are you trying to figure out exactly how to start a courier business? You want to do it right the first time, don’t you? We wrote this comprehensive (but clear and simple) guide for you.  Whether you’ll have your own...

Last mile delivery: are you ready for the revolution?

by Murray Phillips, 2 August 2021

An inside look at how technology is changing the landscape (plus how your business can get ahead of the curve). There’s no getting around it: over the next 5-10 years, last mile delivery is set to be disrupted. Technology will automate workflows and back-end processes to make for faster, smoother...

5 tips for more efficient (and more profitable) cross docking

by Murray Phillips, 15 July 2021

A guide to the risks and benefits of cross docking and how to do it better. When done well, cross docking will speed up deliveries, reduce your costs and lower your risk of damaging freight. But cross docking needs to be done right. Or you risk losing goods, missing timewindows,...

5 reasons why cloud EDI will make your transport business better

by Murray Phillips, 7 July 2021

Use cloud EDI software to improve efficiency, speed up deliveries and increase profit. We all know how important a few minutes can be in the transport business, let alone hours. With cloud EDI, you can transmit data within your supply chain instantly andaccurately. What once could have taken you a...

The point-to-point distribution model (P2P): how does it work?

by Murray Phillips, 22 June 2021

Plus three features that will make your P2P business better. After our discussion about the hub and spoke model, let’s take a look at a very different one: the point to point distribution model. It’s fair to say they’re polar opposites in terms of how they function. That’s becausethey serve...

On-demand Trucking

by Murray Phillips, 6 April 2021

The online retail boom has raised the delivery expectations of consumers. Increased demand for products has squeezed traditional freight arrangements. Consumers want fast, reliable delivery, with reasonable shipping costs.